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A Designated Safe Space: How the Wellness Center is Paving the Way for Student Support

A Designated Safe Space: How the Wellness Center is Paving the Way for Student Support

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

September 11, 2019

It’s been on the discussion board for about a decade now - the implementation of a Wellness Center that would offer students resources during a time of need. Over the past few years, DHS has witnessed an increased focus on issues surrounding mental health - whether it be through campus organizations...

Unsung Heroes: Ms. O’Shea

Unsung Heroes: Ms. O’Shea

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2019

Our campus is filled with hardworking and caring individuals, providing invaluable support to students and playing a pivotal role at DHS. Unsung Heroes is a new series designed to feature a few of those individuals and give them the appreciation they so deserve. Perhaps because she’s often work...

Lawsuit Brought Against TVROP Names Former DUSD Superintendent Dr. Leslie Boozer

Lawsuit Brought Against TVROP Names Former DUSD Superintendent Dr. Leslie Boozer

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2019

On or around March 20th, several teachers found a document on their car or windshields. The document was a copy of an attention of claims delivered to the Tri-Valley Regional Occupational Program (TVROP) detailing a lawsuit being brought against them by James R. Hicks, Esquire of Douglas/Hicks Law on...

Angst Screening Strives to Initiate a Much-Needed Conversation on Campus

Angst Screening Strives to Initiate a Much-Needed Conversation on Campus

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

April 23, 2019

“As long as it touches one person, we know we made a difference.” Dr. Sarah Munoz, DHS psychologist A sudden shortness of breath. Sweat gathering in your palms, your face, your neck. Blurred vision, unexplainable heat rising in your cheeks. These, amongst others, are physical symptoms indi...

2nd Annual DHS Science and Engineering Fair Brings New Champions

2nd Annual DHS Science and Engineering Fair Brings New Champions

Sahand Adibnia, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

On Saturday, February 9th, Dublin High School hosted its second annual science and engineering fair. After five months of hard work, DHS students stood next to their projects for an hour and a half, either in the morning or afternoon, and presented to a number of judges. From literature reviews on piez...

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 25, 2019

“The thing is that when you threaten to take away the rights of people who already have so little, you’re just poking a sleeping bear. Kai Llamas, Senior Having been raised in the United States my entire life, the idea that each individual deserves to feel accepted by both, themselves as well ...

Tragic Camp Fire in Butte County: How DHS is Pitching in

Tragic Camp Fire in Butte County: How DHS is Pitching in

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

December 8, 2018

Danielle Tran The following announcement was sent to teachers on the Thursday before the break, November 15th, 2018, during their sixth-period class: “Due to the unhealthy air quality, Alameda County school districts and the Alameda County Office of Education have collectively decided to close all schools and o...

Faculty Opinions on Block Schedule Remain Divided

Faculty Opinions on Block Schedule Remain Divided

Riya Chopra and Sahand Adibnia

December 8, 2018

The Dublin High community has become accustomed to a traditional, seven-period schedule. Over the last year, however, there has been much discussion of a possible transition towards a block schedule, which may soon become a permanent fixture in the lives of DHS students. Block schedules are alternative...

Student Spotlight: Sonia Bulavko, Internationally Ranked Fencer

Student Spotlight: Sonia Bulavko, Internationally Ranked Fencer

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2018

While fencing isn’t always considered an integral part of sports in the United States, it has been a part of sports culture in the United States, and increasing in popularity, for several decades now. Sonia Bulavko, a junior at Dublin High School, is an accomplished fencer with several recent succ...

Dubversity Seeks to Sparks Conversation Over Important Issues on Campus

Dubversity Seeks to Sparks Conversation Over Important Issues on Campus

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018

While every generation has faced its own struggles, we are part of a generation where shifting socio-cultural paradigms have normalized devastating acts of violence and created an increasingly divided political climate. Although it’s easy to distance ourselves from discrimination and stereotyping, it is clear t...